Dec 01, 2022  
2022-2023 Bulletin 
2022-2023 Bulletin

Department of Fine and Performing Arts

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The Department offers two majors for students interested in the formal study of Music and Visual Arts.


  • To provide instruction and performing experience to all students interested in broadening their understanding and enjoyment of music and arts.
  • To develop their talents in music and art.
  • To provide opportunities for non-majors to participate in musical and artistic activities.
  • To enhance their futures by providing opportunities for artistic experiences that only the department offers.
  • To help students appreciate the relevance of the Fine and Performing Arts for enhancing the quality of private and public life.


  1. Help the student understand and enjoy music and art through a study of basic elements, forms and styles.
  2. Insure that students develop a strong grasp of the languages of music and art.
  3. Broaden the students’ knowledge of the history of music and art and the cultural heritages existing in periods in music and art.
  4. Equip students with strong technical skills in performance and artistic situations with which they can compete for jobs in the music and art professions.
  5. Provide basic and specific opportunities for the musical and artistic development of students pursuing study in major fields other than music and art.
  6. Offer curricula in music and art on varies levels appropriate to the needs of the students and the university.
  7. Contribute to and participate actively in the cultural life of the University, area schools and the community at large.

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